Food Waste: Where are we now and how can we help?
November 12, 2020
Food waste is an often overlooked yet significant environmental issue that has gained media attention in recent years. Read this blog to learn more about the current status of food waste in Canada, how COVID-19 has had an impact, and what you can do to help.
Mental Health & Food Literacy
October 13, 2020
As October 10th was World Mental Health Day, we decided to explore the connection between food literacy and mental health.
What I Learned from Farm & Food Care Ontario’s 4th Annual Registered Dietitian Farm Tour
November 1, 2019
In this post, Beini Wang shares her experience at Farm & Food Care Ontario's annual Farm Tour.
Local Foods in the Early Childhood Setting: Part II
July 26, 2019
The Power of Food. The Potential in Collaboration. Alyssa Ramuscak is a MHSc Nutrition Communication student from Ryerson University who recently completed a placement at the Nutrition Resource Centre (now Nutrition Connections). During her time here, Alyssa assisted in facilitating a three part workshop series with […]
Local Foods in the Early Childhood Setting: Part I
June 27, 2019
Navigating the Challenges of Sourcing and Buying Local Foods Alyssa Ramuscak is a MHSc Nutrition Communication student from Ryerson University who recently completed a placement at the Nutrition Resource Centre. During her time with the Nutrition Resource Centre, Alyssa assisted in facilitating a three part workshop […]
Why Manitoba’s Wildlife Needs You to Quit Vegetarianism
December 12, 2018
This blog post comes from Nawal Omran, a dietetic intern from Aramark Canada Ltd. who completed a placement at the Nutrition Resource Centre this past fall. Nawal is interested in investigating environmentally sustainable diets. Here, she reports on a unique case of carnivorism and its importance in maintaining biodiversity as shared by Dr. Artuso at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair’s Food and Nutrition Forum this past November.
Ontario Farm Tour for Dietitians
September 26, 2018
This blog post comes from Kristie Pun, a dietetic intern at the NRC who shares her experiences from Farm & Food Care Ontario's farm tour for Registered Dietitians on September 26th, 2018.
Little Green Thumbs: School Gardens in Ontario
November 16, 2017
From Sarnia to Sudbury, school gardens are sprouting up across Ontario.
Canada’s Food: What’s On the Table?
April 21, 2017
What do changing trade policies south of the border have in store for Canada? Dr. Evan Fraser, Director of the Arell Food Institute at the University of Guelph, fills us in!